UGC declares 21 universities as “fake”, maximum in Delhi followed by UP
27 August, 2022 | Simran Turak
The University Grants Commission (UGC) declared 21 universities “fake” and unable to confer any degree, the majority of which are located in Delhi, followed by Uttar Pradesh. “At ...
The University Grants Commission (UGC) declared 21 universities “fake” and unable to confer any degree, the majority of which are located in Delhi, followed by Uttar Pradesh.
“At least 21 self-styled, unrecognised institutions which are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree,” UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain said.
All India Institute of Public and Physical Health Sciences; Commercial University Ltd. Daryaganj; United Nations University; Vocational University; ADR-Centric Juridical University; Indian Institution of Science and Engineering; Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment; and Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya are among the eight fake universities in Delhi.
According to the UGC, Uttar Pradesh has seven such universities: Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (open university), and Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad.
Fake universities can also be found in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, and Kerala.